Manushi Chhillar was crowned as the Miss World 2017 after a 17-year-long wait. Know who she is
Grace Mugabe, first lady and wife of Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe, could rise to take her husband's position once he steps down or dies. The 52-year-old is over four decades younger than her 93-year-old husband and holds a strong grip over the ruling Zanu-PF party.
Though he lived a short span of life, Birsa Munda is known to have mobilised the tribal community against the British and had also forced the colonial officials to introduce laws protecting the land rights of the tribals.
Everything you need to know about the Indian-origin MP who was forced to step down as UK's international development secretary.
Sitara Devi was born in 1920 as Dhanno as the daughter of Matsya Kumari, who was from the royal family of Nepal and Sukhadev Maharaj, a Vaishnavite Sanskrit scholar whose vocation was to teach and participate in kathak dance performances.
Cartoonist G Bala is at the centre of controversy for the past few days over a cartoon that also landed him in jail. One caricature made recently by the ‘not so subtle’ artist went viral and was shared by thousands of people that drew ire from the bureaucracy. The 36-year-old Bala calls himself an editorial […]
At 31, he could become one of the longest ruling monarch in Saudia Arabia history. Here is everything you need to know about Saudi's crowned prince Mohammad Bin Salman.
Born in 1953, Prince Miteb was the last remaining member of late King Abdullah’s Shammar branch of the family to retain an important position at the top of the Saudi power structure
For his huge contribution to statistical science, Hirotugu Akaike was awarded the Kyoto Prize in 2006
KM Cariappa received the prestigious order of the British Empire (OBE) for his role in the Burma against the Japanese during the Second World War.
The words and teachings of Guru Nanak Dev, the founder of Sikh religion, are registered in the form of 974 hymns in the holy texts of the Guru Granth Sahib. This year Guru Nanak Dev Jayanti will be commemorated on November 4.
Manhattan terror attack: Investigators reportedly found a note left by the suspect Sayfullo Saipov claiming he carried out the attack in the name of the Islamic State militant group.
The son of agricultural labourers from Kerala who shifted to Karnataka sometime in the '60s, KJ George is known to be Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah's most trusted man.
Born in a small panchayat town of Khanapur in Karnataka, Telgi’s parents were government employees who worked with the Indian Railways. However after the death of his father, Telgi was forced to take up odd jobs and used to sell eatables on trains. Eventually he moved to Saudi Arabia.
In 2015, a Mumbai woman complained that the godwoman had incited her parents-in-law to harass her for dowry, following which a charge sheet was filed against Radhe Maa
If Chandy is ordered to resign, it will fly in the face of Vijayan’s commitment to maintaining a clean and transparent cabinet.
Dineshwar Sharma, a 1979-batch (retired) Indian Police Service officer of Kerala cadre, served as the IB director between December 2014 and 2016.
Narendra Patel claims he was offered Rs 1 crore to join the BJP. He made these sensational claims just hours after he joined the party in the presence of Varun Patel, a former aide of Hardik Patel.
Chandrasekhar's most important contribution in the field of science was --The Chandrasekhar Limit which is the maximum mass of a stable white dwarf star.
Harshita Dahiya, 22, had recorded a live video on Facebook on October 12 alleging that there was a threat to her life.
George Saunders, an American author, was awarded the 2017 Man Booker Prize on Tuesday for his novel "Lincoln in the Bardo."
Today's Goodle Doodle is dedicated to the popular Mexican-America music and entertainment icon Selena Quintanilla. In 1993, she won a Grammy for best Mexican/American album of 1993 and became the first female and youngest Tejano artist to win the award.
On Monday, Som flared up a controversy by saying that the heritage monument was built by traitors and was a blot on Indian culture. However, the BJP distanced itself from Som's comment calling it his personal opinion.
The youngest ever foreign minister in a European country, 31-year-old Sebastian Kurz is the frontrunner in the race to become the next chancellor of Austria and the anti-immigration millennial is being heavily touted as the likely candidate to win the country’s general election.
A social activist, Nanaji played an important role in carrying out social restructuring programme in over 500 villages of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh.
Abdul Karim turned to the neo-fundamentalist Ahl-e-Hadis sect for asnwers after the birth of the Ram Janambhoomi movement in 1984.
Kazuo Ishiguro wrote his first novel in 1982, and went on to write six more novels and few short stories as well. He is also been credited for writing screenplays for movies and TV shows.
Considered a staunch nationalist, Shyamji Krishna Varma founded the Indian Home Rule Society, India House and The Indian Sociologist in London.
Las Vegas shooting: Who is Stephen Paddock, the real-estate magnate turned American mass shooter?
Tom Petty, the legendary rock musician died at the age of 66. Known for classic rock hits such as 'American Girl,' 'Don’t Do Me Like That,' 'Free Fallin’,' 'Mary Jane’s Last Dance,' and 'I Won’t Back Down,' Petty wasn't just the lead singer of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers but also an impeccable solo artiste.
Jagmeet Singh, who led the fundraising campaign of the party since joining the race last May, won the decisive first-ballot victory over three other candidates by receiving 53.6 per cent of the vote on Monday.
Actor Prakash Raj has slammed the Modi government for its silence on assassination of journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh. While Prakash Raj is a household name down south, many people in the other parts of the country may not be fully aware of this one of the finest actors of the country.
Jagdish Mukhi was appointed as the Governor of Assam by President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday.
Bihar MLC Ganga Prasad was appointed Governor of Meghalaya on Saturday by President Ram Nath Kovind.
Satya Pal Malik, in his political career, has also been the Chairman and member of many Parliamentary Committees.
Devendra Kumar Joshi served as the Chief of Naval Staff from 31 August 2012 to 26 February 2014. A product of the National Defence Academy (NDA), he was commissioned into the Executive Branch of the Indian Navy on April 1, 1974
Manushi Chhillar, Priyanka Chopra, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan: Indian beauties who went on to become Miss World